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Events / Hammerhead 2018 Wargames Show
« Last post by Sally Kallistra on Today at 12:49:15 PM »


Hammerhead 2018 - two great spaces the ‘Gamers Lounge’ as well as the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall!
 Hammerhead 2018 will be taking place on Saturday 3rd March at the Newark Showground, Newark, from 10am until 4.30pm.
Entry is £5.00 GBP per adult, £3.00 GBP for minors (16 and under), Children under 9 free. Tickets are now available on-line which entitles you to a free Hammerhead miniature on entry.


New for 2018 is the Wargames Illustrated painting competition, 10 categories and great prizes (check website for more information) - free entry to the competition, just bring along your models!


The Gamers Lounge with bar and catering

Plus


The George Stephenson Exhibition Hall with bistro

George Stephenson Exhibition Hall and the Cedric Ford Pavilion - the ‘Gamers Lounge’ offer a welcoming environment with plenty of natural light in which you can play games, shop for wargame goods from the very best UK traders and manufacturers. Up to 70 fantastic visitor participation games – Historical, Fantasy and Sci-fi, located in the central areas are the focus of the show. There are two separate catering facilities which will be serving a variety of reasonably priced hot and cold food throughout the day and a fully licensed bar located in the Gamers Lounge.

All games at Hammerhead are visitor participation, which means that you are very welcome 'to have a go' at a wide variety of different historical and fantasy based games run by intrepid gaming clubs, historical societies, wargame companies and enthusiastic groups of gamers. You will be able to play a full game or simply move a few miniatures, roll some dice, have a chat with the people running the game and then move onto the next. The show provides a great opportunity to try out new or familiar game systems and spend a day indulging yourself and friends in this absorbing and fascinating hobby. Whether you're interested in The Great War, WWII, Medieval, AWI, Fantasy or Science Fiction, we are sure that you will find a selection of games you would like to play.

Would you like to run a participation game at Hammerhead 2018? With the expansion into the Gamers lounge we have more space available for games! Free entry and free Hammerhead miniature for everyone helping to run a participation game. Visit the Hammerhead website for information. http://www.hammerheadshow.co.uk/exhibitinggamesinvite2018.html

There is an excellent selection of top traders and manufacturers selling a wide variety of wargaming wares, miniatures, terrain and scenery, books and gaming accessories.

Hammerhead show will be hosting a Tabletop Sale in place of the usual bring and buy stand. With no commission, you keep all the profits.
 
The Hammerhead 2018 miniature, is a WW1 Russian general and will be available for the first time on the day of the show for the token price of £1.00 GBP, or FREE if you purchase your Hammerhead Entry ticket online prior to the show. See website for details.

Parking is plentiful and FREE. Newark Showground is only a few minutes from the A1 at Newark Junction.



For full details of all the traders and games plus tabletop sales and entry ticket sales, visit the Hammerhead Show website, http://www.hammerheadshow.co.uk or check out the Facebook page

Looking forward to seeing you there, for a great day out! :D

Hammerhead 2018 is being run by Kallistra Ltd with assistance from the The Forest Outlaws Wargamers Club and GCN. Supported by Miniature Wargames, Wargames Illustrated and Wargames Soldiers and Strategy magazines.

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[BFG] Discussion / Re: Eldar vs Tau game report
« Last post by Markconz on Yesterday at 09:50:07 PM »
Fourth report, another escalating engagement, plus some impressive new ship construction!
http://hordesofthings.blogspot.com/2017/12/bfg-1500-craftworld-eldar-vs-tau.html
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Modeling & painting / Re: [Bretonnie] Hero on hypogryph
« Last post by industrialtrousers on Yesterday at 06:21:13 PM »
Lovely result. You can be proud of that. Washes have worked very well on the beast.
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And the Rampager Light Tank is here!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/10

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Yet another stretch goal reached.
Hi Backers,

Well we have certainly been knocking the stretch goals down like nine pins this last week with yet another achieved today, therefore I have opened up the Decimator tanks baby brother the Rampager light tank for pledges.

Many thanks indeed for the fantastic support especially at this time of year when money is tight really appreciated.

We are currently working on a few additional models for the campaign more news on this as things develop cheers John


Keep supporting the campaign here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/
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[SH] General Discussion / Space Hulk White Dwarf Updates
« Last post by SpaceHulkMan on December 13, 2017, 12:10:22 PM »
Hey folks,

To set the scene, I'm basically 'out' of Games Workshop as a hobby and am not buying White Dwarf or popping into GW shops on a regular basis, and am therefore usually not totally up to date on Space Hulk updates.

However, this weekend I happened to pick up White Dwarf Dec. '17 issue on the off-chance that I noticed on the front cover it had written "Genestealer Cults in Space Hulk!". Sure enough, inside it had new rules published for using Genestealer Cults in third edition.



Now this brings me on to my main question: Does any resource exist anywhere online, or does anyone know of any and all official new rule sets/missions/updates that have been published in White Dwarf magazine or elsewhere since Third edition was published? If not, we should definitely make a comprehensive list right here, and so, to my knowledge, the following exist:

- White Dwarf: September 2014 (Issue 33) - New mission: 'Disable the Shields'
- Mission Files Expansion Campaign: Dark Angels - Bringer of Sorrow
- Mission Files Expansion Campaign: Space Wolves - Return to Kalidus
- Mission Files Expansion Campaign: Ultramarines - Duty and Honor
- White Dwarf: December 2017: Rule set for using Genestealer Cults in Space Hulk third edition

If anyone knows of any more just post below and I'll keep this list ^ updated ;D
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Other Games / Re: Gaslands: A Review- Osprey Games
« Last post by jchaos79 on December 12, 2017, 06:55:40 PM »
Yes, interesting topic indeed,

I spend lots of hours playing pc Carmageddon and its sequel Carpocalipsis.

Also remember Road Blaster! I had the poster of this game in the wall of my room when I was a child....

I remember when Car Wars was the "game on fire", but never had the boardgame.

Not the same topic, but I remember friday afternoon, after school with my friends playing Circus Maximus boardgame.... well is not the same but could be clasified as "Ancient Chariot Combat genre"  ::)

If you try Gaslands report here please
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[BFG] Discussion / Adepticon, who's coming?
« Last post by Seahawk on December 12, 2017, 02:31:08 AM »
As the title; who's going to be playing in the BFG tournament at Adepticon next year? I plan on rocking some Imperial Navy this year for the first time.
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[BFG] Discussion / Re: Campaign Rules Update
« Last post by Green_Squad_Leader on December 11, 2017, 08:25:19 PM »
IT'S FINISHED!!!

Its taken months but this log is finally finished.  The only thing I can think of that it may need is the explanation of how to build sub-sector maps.  But rules wise its finished, every faction has rules and is now fully featured in the campaign rules section.  I would very much appreciate feedback on this, particularly now that its all put together.

Update Ver 1.4 Changelog
(click to show/hide)

https://www.dropbox.com/s/wt57x3qk2eyw9yv/bfg%20-%20revised%20campaign%20rules%20ver%201.4.0.pdf?dl=0
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Here we go again!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/9

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New Stretch Goals Opened
Hello backers!
 
I now present to your notice, the working images of the latest stretch goals!


Mk2 Gladiators


Female Novan Political Officers

Cool huh?

Go pledge! Now!

Oh, you'd like more, I pretend to hear you say?

Okay,


We've opened up a combo deal for people who want too many Tribune tanks.

Who doesn't want that?

Thanks everyone!

- Ben

Oh and then there's these:
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Trades & Services / Re: Warmaster: Massive Araby Army
« Last post by David Wasilewski on December 11, 2017, 01:26:08 PM »
SOLD - (subject to the dosh and lead actually changing hands).
Someone is going to come round and pick the lot up soon and give me cash.

Many thanks for all the interest.

Dave
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